Location within Međimurje County
|• Municipal mayor||Franjo Bukal|
|• Total||28.33 km2 (10.94 sq mi)|
|• Density||95/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||40322 Orehovica|
In the 2011 census, the municipality had a population of 2,685, with 1,669 people livinig in Orehovica, 618 in Podbrest and the remaining 398 in Vularija. The majority of the people identified themselves as Croats during the census.
The name Orehovica is derived from oreh, meaning "walnut" in the Kajkavian dialect of Croatian language, spoken in Međimurje County. The municipality's coat of arms simply depicts a walnut shell on white background.
- "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Orehovica". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Međimurje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- Municipality's website (Croatian)
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